December 19, 2011
New study shows that people often misrepresent how much media they consume.
The short answer: not very well. That’s the subject of my first post over at the Washington Post’s polling blog, Behind the Numbers. It features this graph from Lynn Vavreck and Michael LaCour. See the post for more.
Ending federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, as President Trump proposes, will shutter local stations in rural areas and poorer states, and hit GOP constituents hardest.
Things could actually get worse at the Federal Election Commission, which has become the poster child for agency capture and political retribution under Trump.
Some thoughts on election prediction accountability
John Sides is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at George Washington University.